Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

Carol Ann Hughs

Carol Ann Hughs, 76, of Galesburg, died peacefully at 8:08 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2019 at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville. Carol was born February 22, 1943 in Kankakee, the daughter of Bert Grove and Mary Emily (Lake) Etzel. She married Armand Dean Hughs November 29, 1963 in Galesburg. Dean preceded her in death on…
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Donna L. Thompson

Mrs. Donna L. Thompson, 87, of Galesburg, Illinois died 2:15 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Marigold Health Care Center, Galesburg.  She was born July 18, 1931 in Avon, Illinois to William and Merle (Terwilliger) Shultz.  She married James W. Thompson, June 4, 1949 in London Mills, Illinois.  He preceded her in death February 1,…
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Travis E. Hayburn

Travis E. Hayburn, 34, of Kirkwood, IL, passed away at 1:19 pm Thursday, April 18, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL. A celebration of life will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth.  Visitation will be prior to the service from 1:00-2:00…
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Arthur Lowell Fullerton

Arthur Lowell Fullerton, 76, of Galesburg, died at 8:55 a.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Seminary Manor. He was born February 15, 1943, in Monmouth, the son of Howard L. and Bernadine C. (Westfield) Fullerton.  He married Bonnie Jane Savage on May 26, 1972, in Macomb. He is survived by his wife of nearly 47…
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Robert L. Grove

Robert L. Grove, 76, of Galesburg, died at 4:45 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Heartland Health Care and Rehab, Galesburg. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Harmony Twp Cemetery, rural Carthage, Rev. Rusty Beals will officiate. Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg. Online…
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Arlene J. Golightly

Arlene J. Golightly, 76, of Galesburg, died at 6:32 a.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Marigold Health Care Center. Arlene was born May 3, 1942 in Peoria, the daughter of Arthur and Florence (Domer) Grabill.  She married George E. Golightly in 1977 in Maquon.  He preceded her in death January 19, 2015. She is survived…
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Ralph L. “Rudy” Winkler

Ralph L. “Rudy” Winkler, 91, of Alexis, IL, passed away at 3:20 am, Sunday, April 14, 2019 at his home.  Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Alexis Presbyterian Church.  Interment with Military Honors will be in Alexis Cemetery.  Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at…
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David L. Smith

David L. Smith, 62, of Little York, IL passed away at 1:00 am Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. David was born February 27, 1957 in Monmouth, IL the son of Frank A. and Marie (McGeehon) Smith.  He was raised and educated in the Little York area, attending Little York…
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Barbara Jo Cole

Barbara Jo Cole, 72, of Galesburg, died on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 11:10 a.m., at Aperion North (formerly Rosewood), Galesburg. Per Barb’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A burial of cremated remains will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2019 at the Abingdon Cemetery. Pastor Darrell Grimm will officiate. Watson-Thomas Funeral Home…
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Ronald “R.D.” Swanson

Mr. Ronald “R.D.” Swanson, 84, of Galesburg, Illinois died 2:47 a.m. Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019 at his home surrounded by his wife, Marlene Kay and his loved ones.  He was born March 20, 1935 in Galesburg to Fritz and Helen Swanson Conlon.  He was the last living of his seven siblings, DeWayne, Dorothy, Lucille,…
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Sean D. Abbadusky

Sean D. Abbadusky, age 47, of East Moline, Illinois, formerly of Monmouth, passed away at 8:11 A.M. on Monday, April 15, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. He was born on October 12, 1971 in Monmouth, Illinois, the son of Rex D. and Sandra L. (Hume) Abbadusky. Sean attended school in…
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Brenda J. Whitmore

Brenda J. Whitmore, age 53, of Atkinson, Illinois, passed away at 2:38 P.M. on Monday, April 15, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. She was born on September 11, 1965 in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Richard Earl and Evelyn Aretha (Bauer) Whitmore. Brenda was raised in Oquawka, Illinois where she…
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